Tags: Clean Energy
The Pentagon yesterday announced a new series of clean- and renewable-energy initiatives as part of its long-term “Operational Energy Strategy” to reduce the military’s dependence on fossil fuels.
The initiatives include:
The military currently consumes 90 percent of all the energy used by the federal government.
“The significant strides toward renewable power are seen as operation-necessary, financially prudent, and mission-critical,” said Jon Powers, Director of Outreach for the Army Corps of Engineers’ Energy Initiatives Task Force.